MSNBC: TV host Matthews was reprimanded after woman’s 1999 complaint

FILE PHOTO: Chris Matthews of MSNBC arrives on the red carpet at the White House Correspondents' Association dinner in Washington, U.S. April 29, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photo

TV “Hardball” host Chris Matthews was reprimanded after he was accused in 1999 of making inappropriate comments about a female employee, and the woman was given a separation payment, MSNBC said on Sunday. Representatives for Matthews, 72, did not immediately respond to requests for comment.